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Jacobs Intermediate Reclamation Biologist - Alberta, Western Saskatchewan, Eastern British Columbia in Calgary, Alberta

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients protect our world’s natural resources. As a reclamation specialist, you will provide technical leadership and support on various projects throughout western Canada.  Pave the way for your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Based out of Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta or a home office in a city in Western Saskatchewan or Eastern British Columbia with access to a major airport, you’ll work as part of our reclamation team to contribute to the environmental planning and permitting efforts of privately-owned infrastructure projects. We’ll rely on you to lead and mentor field crews and provide support on critical projects while fostering a culture of continuous learning as you bring fresh ideas to the table. You’ll have the opportunity to work as part of multi-disciplinary project teams associated with our Western Canada Offices to lead a variety of reclamation-based field projects that may include a combination of vegetation, soil, and landscape assessments. You will support field data collection efforts, regulatory applications, and assist with the development of technical reports to company and industry standards. This position will start late in the spring with an anticipated 80% of fieldwork and 20% office work. A successful offer will be fulltime or a 12-month contract depending on workload and/or skillset. Contracts have the potential of extension or conversion to fulltime based on performance and anticipated workload.

Bring your enthusiasm for learning and desire to conserve our natural resources, and we’ll help you grow!

The base salary range for this position is $62,300 to $87,600. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across British Columbia, Canada locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Diploma, B.Sc. or M.Sc. in environmental sciences or related field.

  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a professional designation, such as P.Ag or RT.Ag.

  • Demonstrated relevant experience completing various pre- and post-construction reclamation assessments (e.g., Detailed Site Assessments, Post-construction Reclamation Assessments) throughout Western Canada.

  • At least 2 years experience leading reclamation-related field work.

  • Strong field skills in identification of weed species, native vegetation, and common agricultural crop-types in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

  • Knowledge of common soil characteristics and classification.

  • Willingness to work in the field in remote locations for extended periods of time.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented, and suited to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks/projects and meet project deadlines.

  • A driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience using the Canadian System of Soil Classification.

  • Knowledge of Alberta’s 2010 Reclamation Criteria for Wellsites and Associated Facilities.

  • Experience completing Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments within Western Canada.

  • Experience working with linear development construction programs.

  • Experience using and analyzing remote sensing technology.

  • Experience or interest to support other biophysical study areas such as wildlife, wetlands and/or fisheries field assessments.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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